Programme: MPhil Communication Management

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Code Faculty
07255242 Faculty of Economic and Management Sciences
Credits Duration NQF level
Minimum duration of study: 1 year Total credits: 180 NQF level:  09
Prof RS Rensburg
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Programme information

The degree comprises the writing of a dissertation and a draft article for publication in a recognised scientific journal.

Admission requirements

  • Relevant Honours degree or equivalent with an average of at least 60%.

Examinations and pass requirements

The pass mark for a dissertation is 50%. 

Research information

The research proposal has to be approved by all relevant committees before the candidate can commence with the dissertation. The candidate will then work under supervision of his/her supervisor(s) to complete the research and to develop and finalise a dissertation according to departmental guidelines and regulations. A candidate, before or on submission of the dissertation, must submit at least one draft article for publication in a recognised academic journal. The draft article should be based on the research the candidate has conducted for the dissertation and be approved by the supervisor(s). 

The weight of the research component contributes 100% towards the total requirements for the degree.

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